Family Law Maintenance of Spouses in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • MM (Lebanon) and Others v The Secretary of State for the Home Department Master AF (Interested Party) Sheffield Asian Community Action Group (Intervener)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Julio 2014
    ......All three are married to spouses who do not have the “right of abode”, who are ... amendments are contained in Appendix FM Family Members Section E-ECP Eligibility for ...He cannot meet the maintenance requirements to enable his wife to gain entry ......
  • White v White
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Octubre 2000
    ......The financial contributions from his family made this reasonable. . . 13 Mrs White ... concerned with income for the maintenance of spouses and children. The property adjustment ......
  • Cowan v Cowan
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Mayo 2001
    ...... APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE —FAMILY DIVISION (MR JUSTICE SINGER) Royal ... of contributions which each of the spouses has made over the effective duration of their ... • The question of spousal maintenance will be considered second. • Where ......
  • Pettitt v Pettitt
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Abril 1969
    ......The spouses lived for about four years in the new house. Then ... law regarding what are sometimes called family assets has been in an unsatisfactory state. There ... she will have a right to apply for a maintenance order against him for herself and any children ......
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Legislation
  • Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1984
    ......, in a country overseas; to make related amendments in the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 and the Inheritance (Provision ...(Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 in respect of former spouses. 25 Extension of powers under Inheritance \(Provision for Family and ......
  • Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006
    • Scotland
    • 1 de Enero de 2006
    ...... action After section 9 of the 1981 Act (provisions where both spouses have title) there shall be inserted— . Reckoning of non-cohabitation ... S-40 . Aliment 40 Aliment . Subject to the Maintenance Orders (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1972 (c. 18), a court in Scotland ......
  • Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Act 1970
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1970
    ...... to, the other spouse or a child of the family, orders for the variation of ante-nuptial and ... the Matrimonial Causes (Property and Maintenance) Act 1958; to amend the law about the property of ...S-40 . Judicially separated spouses not entitled to claim in intestacy of each ......
  • Family Law Act 1996
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1996
    ...... occupation of a dwelling-house the transfer of tenancies between spouses and persons who have lived together as husband and wife and for connected ... . . (ii) the maintenance of as good a continuing relationship with his. parents as is possible and. ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Governed by marriage law
    • Núm. 25-3, Junio 2016
    • Social & Legal Studies
    Marriage law links the private and the political, connecting the aspirations of individuals to the regulatory ambitions of the state. Marriage has significant social and cultural importance, but th...
    ......:pointer;}@media screen{#outline{font-family:Georgia,Times,"Times New ... contributes to the construction and maintenance of gender roles (Diduck, 2003) promoting unpaid ... spouses and families’ (Committee on Court Practice, ......
  • Comment: Major Differences between the Revised ?Federal' and SNNP Regional State Family Codes
    • Núm. 11-2, Julio 2017
    • Mizan Law Review
    • Nigussie Afesha
    • Nigussie Afesha, LL B, MA, Assistant Professor, College of Law and Governance, School of Law, Hawassa University. Email: nigussie.afesha12@gmail.com
    • 410-423
    There are two sets of family codes currently applicable in Ethiopia, the Revised Family Code and the family codes of regional states. These sets are compatible on numerous issues of family matters,...
    ...... of marriage, proof of marriage, conditions to claim maintenance as well as salary and pension. . Key terms Betrothal · ... essential conditions of marriage (consent and equality of the spouses) in the Constitutions of federal and regional states. Nevertheless, the ......
  • Matrimonial Property in Poland
    • Núm. 26-2, Marzo 1963
    • The Modern Law Review
    ......:pointer;}@media screen{#outline{font-family:Georgia,Times,"Times New ... of equality between the spouses in the proper way. In fact, separation ... safeguard the means of maintenance needed by the family.3s Several arguments ......
  • A Smorgasbord of Principles—De Facto Spouses and the Matrimonial Home
    • Núm. 11-3, Septiembre 1980
    • Federal Law Review
    ......,255,255,0.0);}.ir:hover{cursor:pointer;}@media screen{#outline{font-family:Georgia,Times,"Times New Roman",serif;font-size:13px;margin:2em ... ' (6) Mrs Kerley potentially had another source of maintenance, namely her husband. (7) Mrs Kerley's contributions and actions to ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Spousal Maintenance: 'Tenor Of Life' Now More Tenuous?
    • Mondaq UK
    ......In the past, these had been assessed on the basis that ex-spouses had the right to retain their 'tenor of life' established during the ... an ex-spouse could be an obstacle to a divorcee starting another family, interpreting such scenario as being a right guaranteed by the ECHR. ......
  • Maintenance Claims And The Rush To Court
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... we are apart is the law regulating maintenance awards between spouses. In general, maintenance awards made by the English courts are more ..., be it England or elsewhere, should always seek early specialist family law advice if they think their marriage could be in difficulty. The ......
  • 'Tenor Of Life' Now More Tenuous?
    • Mondaq UK
    ...Changing times for spousal maintenance on divorce and separation in Italy and England. ... had been assessed on the basis that ex-spouses had the right to retain their 'tenor of life' ... an obstacle to a divorcee starting another family, interpreting such scenario as being a right ......
  • 'Tenor Of Life' Now More Tenuous?
    • Mondaq UK
    ...Changing times for spousal maintenance on divorce and separation in Italy and England. ... had been assessed on the basis that ex-spouses had the right to retain their 'tenor of life' ... an obstacle to a divorcee starting another family, interpreting such scenario as being a right ......
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